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  • His favourite word is parks.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Terrific turnout and record proceeds for annual Negev Dinner..honoring Dr Max Glassman..and Israel's new PTSD clinic http://t.co/LGJXdwJLPd

Posted on Twitter Delighted to be @ launch of Atos Markham Pan Am/Parapan Am Centre; kudos to Mayor Scarpitti..on time/on budget! http://t.co/8tSfkMUvtR

Posted on Twitter Look who was awarded 3 Pinocchios by @washingtonpost fact checker for Keystone Pipeline comments http://t.co/w3nXT1kHvY

Posted on Twitter Look who was awarded 3 Pinocchios by @washington post fact checker for Keystone Pipeline comments http://t.co/w3nXT1kHvY

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Dropped by launch of Armenian Cdn Conservative Assoc: gr8 appreciation still of govt's formal recognition of Armenian Genocide

Posted on Twitter Delighted to celebrate 5th anniv of Korean Community Federation with Pres Grandmaster Kim, colleagues and friends http://t.co/jTuA5g39Tq

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, early this morning we learned of an attack against a synagogue in West Jerusalem. This cowardly act took the lives of four people and ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I will enthusiastically encourage all fellow members of the House to join me in supporting Bill S-5, the Nááts’ihch’oh national park reserve act. As ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, can the Minister of National Defence please update the House on the status of Operation Impact, Canada's contribution to the fight against the terrorist ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his obvious commitment to the rivers and natural places across the GTA. With regard to the question of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Kent wants Joe Oliver to fund HPV vaccine for boys Conservative MP Peter Kent, who spent much of this year being treated for throat and tongue cancer, says he's going to ask federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to consider funding HPV vaccinations for boys in the 2015 budget. Kent revealed over the summer ...

Spoke in the House on Hong Kong Mr. Speaker, Canada is home to a large population of Canadians who were born in Hong Kong. I am proud to represent many in my riding ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government created the Rouge national urban park act, which will result in the first urban national park in our country. Last year, ...

Spoke in the House on HPV Vaccination Program Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank colleagues on both sides of this House for the kind words and prayers during my recent medical bout with ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer and ... OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more ominous diagnosis: carcinoma in his lymph nodes.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Peter Kent remembers Jim Flaherty ... Kent remembers Jim Flaherty. By Peter Kent Member of Parliament, Thornhill. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding ;. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding funding towards the Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan ... was the Minister of the Environment between 2011 and 2013. He's currently the MP for Thornhill, Ont.

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Kitchener—Conestoga. I am delighted to speak today in support of economic action plan 2014. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...